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Juarez & Associates (J&A) Awarded ABE ACR IDIQ as a Small Business Prime

Sep 30, 2014
Janel Poche

Juarez & Associates (J&A) is one of three small businesses awarded the Assistance to Basic Education All Children Reading (ABE ACR) IDIQ (2014-2019). The purpose of the ABE ACR IDIQ is to...

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An Introduction to the Woman-Owned Small Business Set Aside Program

Sep 19, 2014
By Siobhan Green, Sonjara

Recently the US Government announced long awaited plans for a woman owned small business set aside program. This program allows Contracting Officers set aside contracts for eligible women owned...

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Five Key Principles for Engaging Women and Adolescent Girls in Economic Growth and Food Security Programming

Sep 19, 2014
By Anne Greteman and Michelle Muldoon, Making Cents

The international development community recognizes the important role women and adolescent girls play in driving economic growth and promoting food security. Making Cents International has been...

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A Gender Integration Community of Practice: Sharing Practices among Implementing Partners Improves Capacity for All

Sep 19, 2014
By Jennifer Collins-Foley, Juarez and Associates

"The most effective approaches to development can be envisioned as a 3-legged stool – reproductive rights, basic education and gender equality. As a firm guided by a vision of sustainability, we...

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Integrating Gender in USAID Monitoring and Evaluation Work

Sep 19, 2014
By Denitza Bojinova, IOS Partners

In 2013, USAID exceeded for the first time it's prime contracting goal for the woman-owned small business category. The achievement underscores the Agency’s commitment to women’s empowerment and...

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A Tool for Measuring what Works in GBV Prevention and Response

Sep 19, 2014
By Samantha Samuel and Nicole Zdrojewski, Development and Training Services Inc.

Gender-based violence (GBV) is a global problem, and while men and boys also experience GBV, women and girls are disproportionately affected. Statistics have shown that:

  • 35 percent of...

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